Chair of Public Finance


The Chair of Public Finance conducts research on topics like international business taxation, (European) fiscal federalism, public debt and public infrastructure and analyzes redistribution and distribution.



Recent Contributions

Sylwia Bialek and Alfons Weichenrieder, "Should the global community welcome new oil discoveries", Journal of Economics 137, 2022, 255-278,

Eren Gürer and Alfons Weichenrieder, "Pro-rich inflation and optimal income taxation", Public Finance Review 49 (6), 2021, Vol. 49(6) 815-844,

Sylwia Bialek and Alfons Weichenrieder, "Do stringent environmental policies deter FDI? M&A versus Greenfield", Environmental and Resource Economics 80, 2021, 603-636,

Eren Gürer, "Equity-efficiency implications of a European tax and transfer system", Social Choice and Welfare 57, 2021, 301-346,

Eren Gürer and Alfons Weichenrieder, "Pro-rich inflation in Europe: Implications for the measurement of inequality", German Economic Review 21, 2020, 107-138,

Kunka Petkova and Weichenrieder, Alfons, "The relevance of depreciation allowances as a fiscal policy instrument: A hybrid approach to CCCTB?", Empirica 47, 2020, 579-610,

Weichenrieder, Alfons and Xu, Fangying, "Are tax havens good? Implications of the crackdown on secrecy", Journal of Economics 127, 2019, 147-160,

Lukas Nöh, "Increasing public debt and the role of central bank independence for debt maturities“, European Economic Review 119, 2019, 179-198,


Presentation of Bachelor Specialization “Economics” (in German)  


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